May 15 Take Note Flagstaff: Cholesterol and waistlines – keep the numbers down

April 19, 2012

Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) is sponsoring the Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series. The Tuesday, May 15 lecture, “Cholesterol and waistlines – keep the numbers down,” will feature interventional cardiologist Omar Wani, M.D., and cardiologist Kenneth Bescak, M.D. The lecture is 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. Fourth Street. To R.S.V.P. or for more information on this free event, call 928 773-2080.

Drs. Wani and Bescak will discuss the significance of knowing your cholesterol numbers, how to control cholesterol through diet and the importance of keeping your waistline trim and slim. Dr. Wani specializes in interventional cardiac and vascular medicine. Dr. Bescak is a nationally known specialist in lipid management, widely considered the leading indicator of heart disease. 

Drs. Wani and Bescak are physicians at the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona (HVCNA). HVCNA is a world-class physician practice offering services ranging from general cardiology and the treatment of chronic heart and vascular conditions to advanced surgical techniques, including open heart surgery. HVCNA is a partnership between Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center, with offices located in Camp Verde, Cottonwood, Flagstaff, Sedona and Winslow. For more information on the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona, visit To make an appointment, call 877 928-WELL

The Take Note Lecture Series, sponsored by FMC, offers various health-related educational topics to benefit the community. The lectures feature prominent speakers who are experts in their field.

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